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Jessica Gonzalez - Participant

Jessica J. González is deputy director and senior counsel at Free Press, where she works closely with the executive team and key stakeholders to develop and execute strategies to advance Free Press’ mission. Jessica has been a consistent voice in the fight for Net Neutrality, affordable internet service and media diversity. Previously, she was the executive vice president and general counsel at the National Hispanic Media Coalition, where she led the policy shop and helped coordinate campaigns against racism and xenophobia. Prior to that she was a staff attorney and teaching fellow at Georgetown Law’s Institute for Public Representation, where she represented public interest and civil rights groups before the FCC, the NTIA and in the courts of appeal. Jessica has testified before Congress on multiple occasions, including once before the House to support Net Neutrality while suffering from acute morning sickness, and another time before the Senate while eight months pregnant to support affordable internet access for low-income people. She has served as a Wasserstein Public Interest Fellow at Harvard Law School and was, according to Daily Dot, one of the “heroes who saved the internet” in 2015.

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Free Press

Title

Deputy Director and Senior Counsel

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